Inaugural RSDSA Fundraising Walk, Run, Roll Comes to Long Island

  September 1, 2016


NAPPM’s Dr. Adam Shestack will be speaking at the upcoming  Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association (RSDSA) fundraising Awareness Walk.

The inaugural Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association (RSDSA) fundraising Awareness Walk will take place September 10, 2016, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Eisenhower Park. Participants will be able to walk, run, or roll on a choice of 5k and 2K paths. Educational resources, sponsors, and health professionals will be on hand, along with activities for children, followed by a barbeque to encourage socializing with other CRPS patients. RSDSA, which has sponsored similar walks in seven cities across the US this year, helps improve the lives of those affected by Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.

According to Jim Broatch, RSDSA’s Executive Vice President and Director: “This is our first walk on Long Island, and there has been a fantastic outpouring of enthusiasm, generosity and increased awareness of this little-known, incredibly painful condition. We want to make this walk an annual event, and we are grateful for our dedicated volunteers who have tirelessly created this fundraising Awareness Walk.”

The September 10 RSDSA Awareness Walk is honored to welcome the following distinguished guests: New York State Senator Michael Venditto; New York State Assemblyman Charles Lavine; RSDSA Executive Vice President and Director Jim Broatch; Nassau County Fire Commissioner George Anderson of Levittown; Dr. Roderick Borrie, PhD, Pain Psychologist; pain medicine specialist Dr. Adam Shestack; and an Executive Board Member from the East Meadow Chamber of Commerce.

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